Ross I. Donaldson, MD, MPH, CTropMed, FACEP
President/CEO, Critical Innovations LLC
Associate Professor, UCLA Schools of Medicine and Public Health
Well-known for creating WikEM, Ross Donaldson has carved a niche in medical design while advancing emergency, trauma, and disaster medicine worldwide. He led efforts to develop pre-hospital and hospital-based EM and trauma systems in Iraq, and he has written The Lassa Ward, a memoir about international humanitarian work.
More than 200 applications were reviewed by the selection committee, comprising Chair Omar Maniya, MD, MBA, with Hannah Hughes, MD, MBA; RJ Sontag, MD; Venkat Subramanyam, MD; Erik Blutinger, MD, MSc; Sophia Spadafore, MD; Karina Sanchez, MD; and Jazmyn Shaw, MS-IV. The selection committee was blinded to EMRA and/or ACEP membership status. Care was taken to ensure both a diverse applicant pool and awardee group. For any questions, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.